Past Concerts by Members of Fortnightly  
 
Benefit Recital for Music in the School Program
Emiliya Serebrennikova (piano)
January 31st, 2009, at 7.30 pm (Suggested Donations $8-15)
Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto
Piano works by Bach, Chopin, Scriabin and Liszt
A Composition Recital by the Students of Nancy Bloomer Deussen
Melissa Smith (piano)
September 27th, 2009, at 3 pm (Admission Free – RSVP required)
1120 Cascade Drive, Menlo Park (Private Home)
Compositions for solo piano by Nancy Bloomer Deussen, David Saslav and other students
Piano Concert (Featuring the songs from"Nodame Cantabile")
Hiroko Mizuno (Piano), Yumi Tayama (Piano), Karl Spiker (Oboe)
October 11th, 2009, at 3.30 pm (General $18, Under 12 $15)
Santa Clara University Center of Performing Arts, at Lafayette & Franklin, Santa Clara
Mozart Oboe Concerto, Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue, Beethoven, Ravel & Chopin
Santa Clara University Faculty Chamber Music Concert
Claudia Bloom and Santa Clara University Faculty
October 23rd, 2009, at 8 pm (Adults $18, Seniors $15, Students $9)
Santa Clara University Music Recital Hall, at Lafayette & Franklin Streets, Santa Clara
Mendelssohn C minor Piano Trio, Big Sky Trio by Joan Tower, etc.
Benefit Piano Concert, South Valley Suzuki String Academy
Glenn Cole Dalton (piano)
November 21st, 2009, at 7 pm ($45 in advance, $55 at the door)
Mountain View Masonic Lodge No. 194, 890 Church Street, Mountain View
Scarlatti, Schubert, Mendelssohn Variations, Chopin
Kurosawa Piano Music Foundation Benefit Concert
Patricia Cheng, Marge Cassingham, Elizabeth Chan (piano)
December 6th, 2009, at 4 pm (adults $10, children $5)
Almaden Neighborhood Church, 19550 McKean Road, San Jose
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27 in B flat, K.595 (1st movement), Ravel Mother Goose Suite
Benefit Recital for Music in the Schools Foundation
Emiliya Serebrennikova (piano)
February 13th, 2010, at 7.30 pm ($8–15)
Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto
Piano works by Bach, Beethoven, Schubert and Schumann
Haiti Relief Concert
Hiroko Mizuno & Yumi Tayama (piano), Takashi Hidai (flute),
Christina Ho (violin), Karl Spiker (oboe), Kenta Akaogi (clarinet)
Saturday, March 20th, 2010, at 5 pm (Donations $20 General, $15 Children)
Abundant Life Assembly of God, 10100 N Stelling Road, Cupertino
Works by Sarasate, Mozart, Bizet, Gershwin, etc.
Chamber Music Greats
Lucinda Breed Lenicheck
Saturday, June 19th, 2010, at 3 pm ($15 / $10 Seniors)
1st Congregational Church of Palo Alto, 1985 Louis Rd, Palo Alto
Works by Martinu, Mendelssohn, Brahms and Saint-Saëns
Music at Menlo, Koret Young Performers Concerts II
Claire Luan Wells (violin), Elena Ariza (cello), Anna Boonyanit (piano)
Saturday, July 31st, 2010, at 6 pm (Admission Free)
St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Menlo Park
Haydn Piano Trio Op. 39 in G major
Music at Menlo, Koret Young Performers Concerts III
Claire Luan Wells (primo piano), Yoko Rosenbaum (secondo piano)
Thursday, August 5th, 2010, at 6 pm (Admission Free)
The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo–Atherton
Barber 'Souvenirs', Suite for Piano Four Hands, Op. 28
Music at Menlo, Koret Young Performers Concerts V
Claire Wells (violin), Anna Boonyanit (piano)
Saturday, August 14th, 2010, at 1 pm (Admission Free)
The Center for Performing Arts at Menlo–Atherton
Mozart Violin Sonata in B flat, K.378
Old First Church Concert: The Bloom Trio
Claudia Bloom (violin), Jonathan Bloom (cello), Madeline Bloom (piano)
Sunday, September 12th, 2010, at 4 pm (General $17, Seniors $14)
Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento Street at Van Ness, San Francisco
Turina Piano Trio No.2, "Dumky" Trio, Dvorak and Ravel Piano Trios
Finding Home: A Kaleidoscope of Musical Journeys
Patricia Cheng (piano)
Sunday, October 17th, 2010, at 2 pm ($10 suggested donation)
Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View
Works by Taiwanese composer Tyzen Hsiao, Smetena, Chopoin, Grieg and Dvorak
Trio Jubilee
Claudia Bloom (violin), Thomas Shoebotham (cello), Sumi Park (piano)
Sunday, October 17th, 2010, at 3 pm ($28)
Palo Alto Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
Piano Trios by Haydn, Bloch and Dvorak
Divisa Ensemble
Sunday, October 24th, 2010, at 2 pm ($15 Suggested Donation)
Santa Clara University Recital Hall, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara
Works by Bliss, Ceremuga, Handel-Halvorsen, Schickele and Singer
Choral Cosmo Annual Concert
Keiko Kagawa-Hamilton (conductor)
Saturday, February 19th, 2011, at 7 pm (Donation at the door)
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 12770 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga
228 Peace Memorial Concert
Patricia Cheng, Taiwanese American Federation of Northern California
Saturday, February 26th, 2011, at 2 pm ($20 adult, $10 student)
Formosan United Methodist Church, 788 Lewelling Blvd, San Leandro
Solo piano and chamber music pieces by Tyzen Hsiao
Japan / New Zealand Earthquake Relief Concert
Hiroko Mizuno (piano), Takashi Hidai (flute), Marina Dantcheva (violin), Noriko Iwamoto (viola), Romola Georgia (cello)
Sunday, March 20th, 2011, at 3 pm (Donations $20 Adults, $15 Children)
Seventh Day Adventist Church, 653 West Fremont Avenue, Sunnyvale
Music by Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin, Bizet, Fauré, Sarasate, Narita and Dinicu
Opera "Madama Butterfly" by Puccini
Keiko Kagawa-Hamilton (soprano)
Saturday, April 2nd, 2011, at 5 pm ($25)
Santa Clara University Recital Hall
Grace Note Chamber Players
Claudia Bloom (violin)
Sunday, April 3rd, 2011, at 3 pm ($15 Adults, $5 Students)
Grace Lutheran Church, 3149 Waverley Street, Palo Alto
Music of Frank Bridge
Encore Chamber Music Concert
Makiko Ooka (piano), Beverly Radin (flute), Lucinda Breed Lenicheck (cello), Claudia Bloom (violin), Noriko Iwamoto (viola)
Thursday, July 21st, 2011, at 7 pm
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 13601 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga
Encore Chamber Music Concert
Makiko Ooka (piano), Beverly Radin (flute), Lucinda Breed Lenicheck (cello), Claudia Bloom (violin), Noriko Iwamoto (viola)
Sunday, July 24th, 2011, at 3 pm
First Congregational Church, 1985 Louis Road, Palo Alto
Weber Flute Trio Op. 63, Mozart Piano Quartet in E flat Op.493, Faure Piano Quartet Op. 15
Home Concert
Vicky Wang (cello) and Kimball Gallagher (piano)
Saturday, September 17th, 2011, at 4:30 pm ($20 suggested)
Home of Christine McLeavey, 60 Hayfield Road, Portola Valley
Exploring Artistic Heritage: A Piano and Chamber Music Concert
Patricia Cheng (piano), Arts Action 21
Sunday, October 16th, 2011, at 7:30 pm ($20 suggested donation)
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View
The program will illuminate the role of the past in the creative process, through performances of and discussion about Bach's Prelude and Fugue in E Flat (from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II); Beethoven's Sonata in F for Piano with Horn, Op. 17; Brahms' Ballades, Op. 10; and Brahms' Trio in E-Flat for Piano, Violin and Horn, Op. 40.
Flute Recital
Takashi Hidai (flute), Hiroko Mizuno (piano)
Saturday, October 22nd, 2011, at 5:00 pm (Free – donations to Palo Alto Human Society)
Unitarian Universalist Church Main Hall, 505 East Charleston Road, Palo Alto
Sonate in E / J. S. Bach, Sonate No. 2 / H. Genzmer, Sonate / P. Gaubert, Sonata / H. Hayashi, Fantasy / G. Faure, Andantino and Final / E. R. Noblot
Exploring Artistic Heritage: A Piano and Chamber Music Concert
Patricia Cheng (piano), Arts Action 21
Sunday, October 23rd, 2011, at 2:00 pm ($10 suggested donation)
School of Arts and Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza, 1700 Alum Rock Avenue, San Jose
The program will illuminate the role of the past in the creative process, through performances of and discussion about Bach's Prelude and Fugue in E Flat (from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II); Beethoven's Sonata in F for Piano with Horn, Op. 17; Brahms' Ballades, Op. 10; and Brahms' Trio in E-Flat for Piano, Violin and Horn, Op. 40.
Faculty Chamber Music Concert
Claudia Bloom (violin) and others
Saturday, January 28th, 2012, at 7:30 pm ($15 Adults $10 Students)
Santa Clara University Recital Hall, corner of Franklin and Lafayette streets
Chamber Music Delights
Haiti Benefit Concert
Choral May, Ensemble Shiki, San Francisco Forest Choir, Satsuki-kai Chorus
Sunday, March 18th, 2012, at 2:00 pm (Free, Donation Requested)
Cunningham Chapel, Notre Dame de Namur University, 1500 Ralston Avenue, Belmont
Choral Music, Instrumental Works of Bach and Mozart
Encore Chamber Players
Makiko Ooka (piano), Beverly Radin (flute), Lucinda Breed Lenicheck (cello), Claudia Bloom (violin), Noriko Iwamoto (viola)
Sunday, July 1st, 2012, at 3:00 pm
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto, 1985 Louis Road, Palo Alto
Haydn: Flute Trio; Beethoven: Clarinet Trio; Brahms: Piano Quartet Op. 60
Berkeley Arts Festival: Satie's Vexations
Saturday, September 8 at 6:00 pm through Sunday, September 9 at 3:00 pm (free)
Berkeley Arts Festival, 2133 University Avenue, Berkeley
Full 20+ hour performance of Satie's "Vexations", a single page of piano music repeated 840 times, by over a dozen pianists, over 23 hours!
Grace Note Chamber Players
Claudia Bloom (violin)
Sunday, October 28th, 2012, at 2:00 pm ($15 Adults, $10 Students)
Palo Alto JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
Brahms A Major PIano Quartet and Amy Beach Piano Quintet
The Classical Collective
Patricia Cheng (piano), Po-Wei Lai (violin), Armando Castellano (french horn)
Saturday, November 3rd, 2012, at 8:00 pm ($15 general, $10 seniors, students)
Trinity Chapel, 2320 Dana Street, Berkeley
Brahms Horn Trio; Beethoven Sonata for Horn and Piano; and more
House Concert
Betany Coffland (mezzo-soprano) and Christine Payne (piano)
Saturday, November 17th, 2012 - 6:30 pm Drinks/Desserts, 7:30 pm Music (free)
60 Hayfields Road, Portola Valley
Songs by Wolf, Hahn and Dvorak. Solo piano by Liszt.
House Concert - Afternoon of Song
Betany Coffland (mezzo-soprano) and Christine Payne (piano)
Sunday, February 3, 2013 - 4 pm (free)
60 Hayfields Road, Portola Valley
Mezzo Betany Coffland has sung several lead roles with Opera San Jose and West Bay Opera, and will be presenting a range of songs from romantic Dvorak to entertaining settings of Alice in Wonderland.
Encore Chamber Players
Lucinda Breed Lenicheck (cello), Beverly Radin (flute), Yasuko Hattori (violin), Noriko Iwamoto (viola) and Makiko Ooka (piano)
Sunday, June 30, 2013 - 3 pm ($20/$15, to benefit Piano Restoration Project, FCCPA)
First Congregational Church, 1985 Louis Road (at Embarcadero), Palo Alto
Haydn Flute Trio, Schubert Piano Trio, Brahms Piano Quartet.
Ensemble San Francisco
Christine McLeavey Payne (piano)
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 7 pm ($20 general, $10 senior/student)
Le Petit Trianon, 72 N 5th St, San Jose
Featuring members of the SF Symphony, Ballet, and Opera Orchestras: Paganini Guitar Quartet, Piazzolla Grand Tango (with tango dancer), Dohnanyi Serenade
Recital Downtown
Norine Chang (violin), Chryssie Nanou (piano)
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 7:30 pm (Admission free)
All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley St, Palo Alto
Join us for a Friday night of chamber music! Featuring works by Antonin Dvorak, Josef Suk, Olivier Messiaen and Karol Szymanowski, a testimony to world music-inspired variety, intensity and individuality at the turn of the 20th century
Encore Chamber Players
Wangchen Long (violin), Sue-mi Shin (violin), Noriko Iwamoto (viola), Lucinda Breed Lenicheck (cello), Marie Laskin (contrabass), Beverly Radin (flute), Rob Lenicheck (trumpet)
Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 3 pm ($15/$10)
First Congregational Church, 1985 Louis Road (at Embarcadero), Palo Alto
Haydn Flute Trio in F, Schubert "Trout", Bloch Concertino, Shostakovich Concerto No.1
Grace Note Chamber Players
Claudia Bloom (violin)
Sunday, August 24th, 2014, at 2:00 pm ($20)
Le Petit Trianon, 72 North 5th Street, San Jose
Rare Romantic String Quartet works by Bridge, Saint-Saens and Mendelssohn
Arts Action 21
Patricia Cheng (piano), Claudia Bloom (violin), Be'eri Moalem (viola), Walter Haversen (cello)
Sunday, October 19th, 2014, at 7:00 pm ($20 General, $15 Seniors, $10 Students, $5 Children)
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, Second Stage, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View
An evening of chamber music
Piano Recital to benefit Peninsula Symphony Orchestra
Eugene Lee (piano)
Sunday, June 28th, 2015, at 4:00 pm (Free, donation requested)
Tateuchi Hall at CSMA, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View
Bach, Beethoven, Albeniz, Chopin, Liszt
Encore Chamber Players – Fundraiser for Peace and Justice Taskforce
Claudia Bloom (violin), Yasuko Hattori (violin), Noriko Iwamoto (viola), Lucinda Breed Lenicheck (cello) and Makiko Ooka (piano)
Sunday, July 12th, 2015, at 3:00 pm (Suggested $20/$10)
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto, 1985 Louis Road at Embarcadero, Palo Alto
Schubert Adagio e Rondo Concertante, Beethoven "The Ghost", Schumann Piano Quartet Op.47
Aether Piano Trio – Cardinal Point Chamber Music Series
Gayle Strang (violin), Angus Davol (cello) and Bill Rudiak (piano)
Sunday, October 11th, 2015, at 7:00 pm (Free)
Cardinal Point Retirement Community, 2431 Mariner Square Drive, Alameda
Schubert Piano Trio in B flat, Mendelssohn Piano Trio in C minor
Grace Note Chamber Players – Community Tuesdays Lunchtime Concerts
Claudia Bloom (violin), Geoffrey Noer (violin), Russ Bartoli (cello) and Wendy Clymer (viola)
Tuesday, December 15th, 2015, at 12:30 pm ($20)
Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
String quartet music
Grace Note Chamber Players – Old First Church Concerts
Claudia Bloom (violin), Geoffrey Noer (violin), Wendy Clymer (viola) and Glenn Fisher (cello)
Sunday, October 30th, 2016, at 4:00 pm ($18/$15/$5)
Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco
Bach, Beethoven and Bartok Piano Quintet with guest artist Madeline Bloom